Offshore Wind News


Cromarty Firth Port Wins Monopile Marshalling Deal for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 25, 2023

Developers of the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK have selected Invergordon port in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm.  The wind farm is being developed by Ocean Winds…

T7 Global Wins Offshore Decom and Headhunting Jobs from Hibiscus, PTTEP

Jan 25, 2023

Malaysian energy industry services provider, T7 Global said Wednesday it had secured two letters of award worth a combined value of approximately RM100 million (currently around $23,47 million). The letters of award were secured by the company's…

Megaton Project: Denmark's GreenGo to Build 4 GW Green Fuel Plant

Jan 25, 2023

Danish renewable energy developer GreenGo Energy said on Tuesday that it's cooperating on 60 billion Danish crowns ($8.77 billion) project to develop a green energy park.The company is cooperating with a local municipality in western Denmark…

Ulmatec Nets Walk-to-work Gig

Jan 25, 2023

Ulmatec said Wednesday it had won a new contract for the supply of a 32-meter motion-compensated gangway and logistics support systems to a'major international player.''The gangway offers superior workability with its 12 m telescopic compensation…

Norwegian Marine Seismic Player Enters Offshore Wind Market

Jan 25, 2023

Norwegian company PGS, best known for its seismic survey services in the offshore oil and gas sector, said Wednesday it had scored its first offshore wind contract. The company said it had secured its first ultra-high resolution offshore wind farm site characterization project…

GMS Nets Offshore Wind Gig in France

Jan 24, 2023

UAE-based GMS, a provider of self-propelled jack-up units serving the offshore oil, gas, and renewables industries, has won a contract in France.The company said Monday it had signed a contract to provide support for the construction and development of a major offshore wind farm in France…

Portugal to Launch First Offshore Wind Auction, Eyes 10 GW by 2030

Jan 24, 2023

Portugal expects to launch its first offshore wind power auction by the last quarter of this year, aiming to reach 10 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity by 2030, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Monday. As a pre-condition to the auction…

Rovco Expands Offshore Capabilities with Glomar Supporter Charter

Jan 24, 2023

Rovco, a UK-based subsea robotics and survey firm, has signed a three-year charter with Glomar Offshoreof the multipurpose support vessel, Glomar Supporter.The company said the charter was part of its growth strategy within its site characterizing business unit…

Two Energy Giants, Two Green Projects: One Double-booking in North Sea

Jan 24, 2023

Oil major BP plans to build a vast carbon capture project beneath the North Sea that would be crucial to Britain hitting its emissions targets. Power giant Orsted aims to build a huge offshore windfarm to help the country meet renewable goals…

St. Johns Lays Keel for Second Atlantic Wind Transfers CTV

Jan 23, 2023

Palatka, Fla. shipbuilder St. Johns Ship Building held a keel laying ceremony on January 18 for the second in a series of up six new aluminum crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Rhode Island-based Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) to service the offshore wind farm industry…

Red Rock Wins Offshore Crane Order in UAE

Jan 23, 2023

Norway-based offshore crane maker Red Rock said Monday it had received an order to deliver a 40t active-heave compensated offshore crane.The crane will be delivered in the first quarter of 2023 from Red Rock's workshop in Poland. After the test…

Spain's Iberdrola Considers U.S. Renewables Stake Sale, Sources say

Jan 23, 2023

Spanish power company Iberdrola is considering the sale of a stake in its U.S. renewables business to help to finance new investments, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. One of the sources said that Iberdrola had appointed…

Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa Charges Highlight Offshore Wind Callenges

Jan 23, 2023

Charges unveiled by two offshore wind sector leaders highlight the challenges the fast-growing renewables industry is facing, ranging from quality issues to cost inflation, that are hitting profit outlooks. Denmark's Ørsted, the world's No. 1 offshore wind farm developer…

Germany Could Quadruple Current Offshore Wind Capacity by 2035

Jan 23, 2023

Germany said on Friday it has drawn up new development plans for offshore wind turbine sites to reach a target for 30 gigawatts (GW) of installed wind power capacity by 2030.The plans by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) will ensure that the target can be met…

Crane Upgrades: Cadeler Taps Semco Maritime for WFIV Duo Modification

Jan 23, 2023

Danish offshore wind installation vessel owner Cadeler has awarded Semco Maritime a contract for vessel modifications as part of the upgrade of main crane capacity on Cadeler’s two O-class windfarm installation vessels (WFIV), Wind Orca and Wind Osprey…

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